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Pete Sclafani

Tools to Test and Verify IPv6 Setup

Tools to Test and Verify IPv6 Setup

Updated September 1, 2021 Are you using IPv6 yet? If not, there’s never been a better time to make sure you aren’t missing out. How do you test it? Here are a number of resources to help you test and understand what IP you are using as well as a number of other...

Virtual RIPE 81 Conference Recap

Virtual RIPE 81 Conference Recap

For those of you who haven’t yet been, the RIPE conference, normally an in-person event, was a three-day virtual event where Internet Service Providers (ISPs), network operators, and other interested folks gathered to discuss key issues of interest to the Internet...

RIPE-554 BCOP document is getting its successor!

RIPE-554 BCOP document is getting its successor!

Requirements for IPv6 in ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Equipment Back in 2009, I asked our Slovenian government why IPv6 capabilities were not a factor in their IT equipment tenders – and the answer was “because we don’t know how to specify that....

6connect and BlueCat join forces to solve the multi-DDI problem

6connect and BlueCat join forces to solve the multi-DDI problem

October 21st, 2020 – San Francisco, CA –  The 6connect team is pleased to announce that they are working together with BlueCat on innovative integration opportunities to ease the administrative burden of hybrid infrastructure. Otherwise known as the “multi-DDI”...

Welcome to the New 6connect Site…

Welcome to the New 6connect Site…

We are very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website that recently went live. Whether on desktop or mobile, the updated site will provide an elevated experience. It’s been completely revamped with improvements to our backend. There’s a whole host...

ProVision 7.4 is Here!

ProVision 7.4 is Here!

We're pleased to announce the release of ProVision 7.4! This release includes an improved admin interface, a new constraints feature, a new resources UI, and more. Check out the docs for a complete list of changes. Here are some highlights: New Admin Screen 1. One of...

Cloud-Based IPAM Solutions: The Coming Thing

Cloud-Based IPAM Solutions: The Coming Thing

Internet Protocol Address Management (IPAM) has emerged as the most important function of network management for service providers and enterprises alike. The reasons are pretty simple: Internet usage continues to grow, the number of online devices is not slowing down,...

The Path to IPv6 Part 1: A Template for IPv6 Presentations

The Path to IPv6 Part 1: A Template for IPv6 Presentations

If you’re reading this, chances are you already know IPv6 is here. The exhaustion of the Internet’s IPv4 space means deploying IPv6 continues across the globe. In fact, all Internet technical standards bodies as well as the U.S. federal government have endorsed IPv6...

ProVision 7.4 is Almost Here!

ProVision 7.4 is Almost Here!

6connect ProVision 7.4 is in QA and you know what that means – letting you know what’s coming soon. We have been able to work in quite a few new features and usability enhancements based on customer feedback, so keep it coming! New Admin Screen 1. One of the oldest...

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